PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. & PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Social Media Leadership Awards brings top social media executives from all across the globe to share proven social strategies across a variety of business applications at the Wharton School in Philadelphia. This international competition culminates with a two day event that honors best practices, and gives the floor to headlining keynotes Martin Ringlein, Head of Social Media for the White House, and Vladimir Ashurkov, Executive Director of The Foundation for Fighting Corruption.
Other speakers include Brian Mook, AVP Social Media for Barclaycard, Steven Webster, Director of Digital Sales Enablement from Prudential, and Bianca Buckridee, VP of Social Media Operations for Chase.
Some companies being represented include American Airlines, Optimal, Morgan Stanley, Huffington Post, Adobe, and Philadelphia area businesses SeventySix Capital, GlaxoSmithKline and Campbell Soup Company.
This year’s panels include Social Business, Customer Service, Content and Communities, and Best Practices, where discussion leaders will share insights on the foreground of social media in their industry.
The Social Media Leadership Awards recognizes social media strategies to achieve business objectives across 18 industry categories. Category champions will be honored with year-long global coverage as best practices in their industry to an audience of two million industry leaders and businesses through Knowledge@Wharton and other channels. Tickets are available now at smlawards.com/event-information.
About Social Media Leadership Awards (SMLA)
The Social Media Leadership Awards is an international competition organized by Social Stategy1, AUS, Inc. and Knowledge@Wharton, and sponsored by EY, that is designed to promote best practices in social media. Corporations and organizations worldwide were solicited to submit their successful social media strategies and results, which were judged by a distinguished panel of industry leaders, businesspeople and educators in order to identify industry best practices. More than 100 entries were analyzed by the judging panel. Social Strategy1 has assembled the winning entries by category into a white paper series in order to share best practices from industry leaders.